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By Mark Keane Baggot Street, the perfect place for a drink after watching a game of rugby or football at the Aviva. If you found yourself only visiting Baggot Street whenever the Irish team is in town, you have been missing out. The area is becoming home to a growing number of excellent cafes, restaurants and bars....

By Mark Keane Ranelagh has a bit of everything going for it these days. From gastropubs to fine dining all the way to sushi, there is something for everybody no matter what day of the week you visit.     An Bhialann Everybody loves a bit of surf and turf, it’s a pretty harmonious combination, especially when you’re...

 By Mark Keane It’s no surprise that the rise of Dublin’s Silicon Dock has resulted in the area becoming one of Dublin’s most prominent places for great food, a perfectly made espresso, and a refreshing cocktail or craft beer. For the non-techies who don’t know their Airbnb from their Accenture, Silicon Dock refers to...

By Des Doyle We’ve compiled a list of the women who are at the forefront of Ireland’s culinary scene.   Aoife Barker Head Chef at L’ Gueuleton All rights reserved L’Gueuleton on Fade Street has been serving up classic French bistro food since opening its doors in October 2004. Head Chef Aoife Barker has long been amazing...

By Mark Keane and Manon Gustave Pedro Ferraz, the Head Chef of Wigwam on Abbey Street, sat down with MenuPages to discuss setting up a restaurant in Twisted Pepper’s former home, South American style, and why we should all be eating delicious chicken hearts!   Wigwam has been open for a few months now, how have you...

By Mark Keane Sammy the seal loves seafood and is willing to put up a fight to eat at his favourite seafood restaurant. We’ve come up with a list of the Top 10 Seafood Restaurants in Ireland where you can get your fish fix. Just watch out for Sammy!   Klaw All rights reserved Klaw, the love child of Rock Lobster, is...

By Mark Keane If you’re one of the few people who hasn’t seen Star Wars – The Force Awakens, you missed out on the beautiful Skellig Michael being filmed in all its cinematic glory. It was the perfect closing shot, leaving viewers with goosebumps. It also had the effect of shining a lightsabre onto one of Ireland’s...

By Mark Keane Georgina O’Neill has always had a variety of pets in her life from a very young age. She loves animals, but has always found herself drawn to cats, finding them full of character. If asked, she would no doubt say a cat is her spirit animal, that’s how deep her affinity and affection for them goes. They...

 By James Albert We’ve come to the end of February ?, the finest of food months. We threw off the shackles of rice-cake diets and expressed our true affinity for good grub. We gorged on pancakes and guzzled bubbly as is the annual tradition of Pancake Day and Valentine’s. It is the month we became gooey eyed over the...

By Mark Keane The Oscars return this Sunday but sadly it’s another year mired in controversy as black actors are once again snubbed for nominations. If you’re going to join the likes of Spike Lee, Will and Jada Pinkett Smith by snubbing the event, then you won’t see host Chris Rock lambasting The Academy and its...